I am standing in a motorcycle dealership considering the purchase of a ridiculously expensive two-wheel conveyance. This purchase is irrational. I already own a 2020 KTM Super Adventure R. Conventional wisdom dictates the KTM is barely broken in. Rational thought and decision making would prompt my immediate exit from this den of crass consumerism. Yet my eyes involuntarily … [Read more...] about Lessons well learned at the BMW Rider Academy
The 9 Lakes Region of East Tennessee is a road trip destination well known for its winding roads, mountain vistas, sparkling lakes, and beautiful waterfalls. Visitors come again and again to enjoy the beauty of the changing seasons. Whether you need an “altitude adjustment” or want to indulge in a leisurely ride along the pathways of the early pioneers, there is a scenic … [Read more...] about The Long and Winding Road: East Tennessee Road Trips You Need to Take Now
The promise of a mild, sunny Friday was too good for Margie Lee and me to pass up. So our psychic compasses pointed northward and off we went toward Monroe County, West Virginia, just over the border from our Virginia home. Just as advertised, the day dawned bright and crisp, and being only a dozen days before the winter solstice, the early morning sun skimmed the southeastern … [Read more...] about Monroe County, West Virginia is wanderful!
Not many venues have classic BSAs, Triumphs and Moto Guzzis hanging from the walls as décor. For fans of classic bikes and live music, the Greenhouse Moto Café in Mills River, North Carolina, feels like the ultimate man-cave hangout, a welcoming place that makes the perfect summertime stop. “I needed a place to put my motorcycles, and I saw this. I liked it and I decided we … [Read more...] about The Greenhouse Moto Café: Vintage bikes adorn this eclectic music venue
Alisa Clickenger Announces Dates and Location for Inaugural Women’s Motorcycle Festival and Conference This conference is scheduled for Aug.19-22, 2021 and will be held in the Crystal City district of Arlington, Virginia. NORTH CAROLINA, MARCH 25, 2021: After three highly successful online conferences for lady motorcycle riders, Alisa Clickenger is producing her … [Read more...] about Dates Announced for Inaugural In-Person Women’s Motorcycle Festival and Conference